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Joint Concert with Featherstone Male Voice Choir

CYM have been invited to perform with Featherstone Male Voice Choir at Featherstone Methodist Church on Friday 9th March to raise money for the Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract. Tickets are on sale now priced at £7. The 60-strong choir are very popular in their home town so we fully expect this concert to sell out. With this in mind, please purchase your tickets from us in advance to avoid disappointment on the night. Please speak to one of our committee members, or contact us via e-mail or social media.

Help us Spread the Word!

Social media is one of the cheapest, easiest and most effective methods of promotion available to us, but we need your support! Please like and share our pages and posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to help spread the word! Why not keep up to date with all the CYM news and events by joining our mailing list too?! Click here to sign up.





Calling All Clarinettists!

Castleford Young Musicians are always on the lookout for new band and choir members, but we're currently very keen to invite any clarinettists who may wish to join us. There are NO AUDITIONS, so if you're aged between 8 and 25 and are at least grade 1 standard please come down to a rehearsal and see what you think! Contact us for more information.



Christmas Cabaret Concert

Tickets for our 2017 Christmas Cabaret Concert at Castleford Civic Centre on Friday 15th December are now on sale! Priced at £7.50* for adults, with school-aged children going free and one free ticket for every table of 10, we believe this is the best value ticket in town! Click here to buy your tickets now (*please note there is a £1 booking fee per transaction for online sales). Alternatively, give us a call on (01977) 511971, drop us an e-mail or see any of our members!

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Promotional Event

A big thank you to those who volunteered during our promotional morning on 9th September at Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre, Castleford. We gave out plenty of leaflets and had some interest, so hopefully this results in a few new members for our band and choir!

Exam Congratulations

Congratulations to Alfie Southernwood (Grade 1) and Maxx Lancaster (Grade 4) who both passed their recent Saxophone exams!

Keep in the know!

From September 2017 we will be using e-mail (rather than letters) as our primary method of communication with members and parents, so please sign up to our mailing list (here) as soon as possible.

For everyone else, we'll be launching a brand new (occasional) e-mail newsletter very soon, so please sign up for all the latest CYM news and events!

Become a Friend of CYM

Our annual patron's scheme 'Friends of CYM' is a great way to support Castleford Young Musicians if you're not musical or you fall outside our membership age range! Memberships renew each August, but between now and the end of January we have a special half-year offer for only £5 (single membership) or just £6 (joint membership). There is no commitment from August 2017, but if you would like to continue supporting us, membership for the following 12 months will be £12 (single) and £15 (joint).

This is an excellent way to help CYM with their fundraising efforts - if you're interested please complete the form on our Friends page. Contact us if you would like more information.


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New Concert

We've just added a new concert to our events page - a performance at St Joseph's Primary School in Castleford on Friday 7th July to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. As this is the same venue as our planned rehearsal, the evening will begin with refreshments at 7pm with the concert beginning at 7:30pm. Tickets will be available on the door and are priced at £5 adults, with children just £2.

New Arrivals!

Congratulations to choir members Jade and Lee Gray on the birth of their son Finley, and to Life Member Clare Heins and her husband Stefan on the birth of their daughter Sofia, both born last week. Sofia is a brand new granddaughter for Susan and Ralph Jaggar!)




Next Up...Lidgett Park

Our next concert takes place at Lidgett Park Methodist Church in Roundhay on Friday 5th May, raising money for Christian Aid and Leeds Autism Services. If you're able to display a poster or flyer advertising this event, please see our downloads page.

New Events

Several new concerts for 2017 have just been added to our events page, including return visits to Kirkthorpe and Knottingley, plus another joint concert with Castleford Male Voice Choir in September. This brings the total number of concerts to seven, completing our 2017 concert season.

If you're interested in us performing for you in 2018, please get in touch now!

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